The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 90 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Automated Testing 15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.90% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.66% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £44.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-2.25% -23.04%
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1348 1216 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.11% 78.10% 69.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 799 668
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 58
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.60 £28.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Automated Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region.

Automated Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 5 £275 -18.51% 1
Derbyshire +5 4 £565 - 3
Northamptonshire -12 3 £438 +25.00% 1
Leicestershire -1 1 £375 -16.66%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 15 (53.57%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (25.00%) QA
6 7 (25.00%) WCF
7 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (21.43%) MSTest
7 6 (21.43%) Retail
7 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 6 (21.43%) DevOps
7 6 (21.43%) Power BI
8 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
8 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.86%) Selenium
8 5 (17.86%) Scala
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (14.29%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (21.43%) Power BI
4 4 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (14.29%) Big Data
4 4 (14.29%) HDInsight
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
6 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (21.43%) MSTest
3 5 (17.86%) Selenium
4 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.71%) Appium
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) Subversion
6 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.57%) NUnit
7 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Azure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SSIS Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) WCF
3 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (3.57%) Behat
8 1 (3.57%) Doctrine
8 1 (3.57%) JSON
8 1 (3.57%) LAMP
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.57%) SOAP
8 1 (3.57%) Symfony
8 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (21.43%) DevOps
4 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) Machine Learning
6 4 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) System Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Test Management
7 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) Scala
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby
6 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.71%) R
7 2 (7.14%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
1 4 (14.29%) HNC
1 4 (14.29%) HND
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Dell
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (3.57%) Zend